The Maleficent History of Welsh Witchcraft

For the past year research masters student at Liverpool Hope University has been delving into the maleficent history of Welsh witchcraft to uncover the gruesome stories behind those put to death for seemingly meddling with the dark arts. Between 1484 and 1750, more than 200,000 women were tortured, burned or hanged in western Europe after…

Letters on Demonology & Witchcraft by Sir Walter Scott [1830]

These days, I do a lot of “window shopping” online, mostly. It’s fun to just peruse online auctions, storefronts, local marketplaces and good old Craigslist. There’s not a lot of books left that I really need to own… but that doesn’t always stop me! Occasionally, I’ll come across something too rare or unique (or just…

The Complete Book of Magic and Witchcraft – Free to Read

The Complete Book of Magic and Witchcraft – Free to Read @ Internet Archive. Ancient and modern sources, a unique guide to the practice of witchcraft around the world. From magic stones and herbs to theories and spells… Read More >>

Salem Witch Museum Online Exhibit

Salem Witch Museum Exhibits Witch trials began in Europe in the early fifteenth century and continued well into the eighteenth century. Over time, fear spread to the colonies, resulting in witch panics, such as the Salem witch trials. While it is challenging to assess the total number of executions that took place throughout this period,…